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Posts published in October 2008

Voting important in local and national elections

As the largest demographic, you would think politicians would exploit us. Advertisers target us because they know we’ll purchase their products, and we do. However,…

Alleged rape victim reopens wounds at Duke

Last Friday, Crystal Mangum, the accuser in the Duke lacrosse case, re-opened a wound that was in bad need of healing. Alongside her agent, Vincent…

Conservative stereotypes not always accurate

Liberalism is the relentless pursuit of improving humanity. Well-intentioned policy is based disproportionately on emotion rather than fact or the lessons of history. It has…

Calling all journalism majors

I made a very important decision this week. I, the editor of the Scout, have decided to forgo studying journalism – forever. Well, maybe not…

Pick up newspaper, drop remote

I know what you’re thinking: not another political column from the Scout. Not to fear, my bleary-eyed and possibly hung over readers. The spinning, pompous…

Anti-abortion? Vote for a Democrat

A few weeks ago, the bishop in the Catholic Diocese of Scranton, Pa., wrote a letter to all his parishioners. According to the letter, which…

Alum captures ‘coolest job’ on radio

While the city of Peoria may be known for housing the average U.S. citizen, the Bradley community has been known to produce above average talent.…

Volleyball picks up first conference victory

The volleyball team ended a 10-game drought with a victory over Indiana State on Saturday night. Led by freshman Megan Schmidt’s 12 kills, two aces…

Women’s tennis finishes season

Regenold and Miller compete in fall season’s final match, fall to a Toledo pairing in opener And just like that, it was over. At the…